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Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell


Does Your Self-Storage Website Still Get Value From Facebook?

Although Facebook remains a viable opportunity for self-storage businesses to promote themselves, guest blogger Brian Barwig says the website’s controversial, pay-to-play “promoted posts” program has frustrated enough businesses to warrant a re-examination of their social media strategies, including his.
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Self-Storage Social Media: Are You Doing It Right?

When it comes to social media, self-storage operators need to come off as "human," not marketing machines. Posting your weekly specials or boasting about your facility's climate control isn't going to gain you customers. Here's how to revamp your social-media agenda.
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4 Ways Video Can Help Self-Storage Operators Increase Online Visibility

Guest blogger Cat Lane knows most self-storage operators face time and budget issues when it comes to addressing Internet and social-media marketing. But with consumers’ increasing reliance on the Web and more and more storage business conducted online, she believes the one strategy every operator should use is video.
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Awed by the Marine Spirit and Toys for Tots

Guest blogger Delilah Scott expanded her self-storage facility’s involvement in Toys for Tots this year by volunteering at her local Marine base. Not only did she get a behind the scenes look into why this program is so special, she also was awed by the spirit of the Marines she worked with and their deep commitment to the communities they serve.
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Why Self-Storage Managers Should Think Like Van Halen

Guest blogger Matthew Van Horn knows managing a self-storage facility is wrought with distractions that can lead to silly and expensive mistakes. He also sees the genius behind the rock group Van Halen’s ban on brown M&M’s and illustrates why operators should take a similar stance.
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New Year, New Laws for Self-Storage Operators

With 2012 coming to a close in just a little over a week, many self-storage operators are looking ahead and making plans for the coming year. There’s one critical area operators should keep an eye in the coming months—legislation affecting the self-storage industry.
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Connect with Customers to Make Self-Storage Experience Meaningful, Organized

Guest blogger Brandi Ulrey discusses the importance of taking the time to connect with customers to ensure they have a rewarding self-storage experience. Teaching tenants how to pack, what to keep, what to donate and how to access important items creates happy customers and prevents unwanted trash from finding its way to your dumpster.
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